A deliciously long and cosy Chevron scarf worked in pretty stripes in Cream, Plum and Rose.
Finished item measures 74" x 10".
You will need around 450-500 yards (approx 250g) yarn to complete this item.
You also need a 4mm and a 4.5mm hook, and 4 wooden buttons.
“Charlotte” Infinity Scarf/Cowl
Materials: 1 skein Worsted Weight yarn in each of 3 Colours; I used Rose (Colour A), Plum (Colour B), and Cream (Colour C). 4mm and 4.5mm hooks; yarn needle, 4 wooden buttons.
Abbreviations: sc = single crochet; dc = double crochet; sk = skip; sl st = slip stitch; beg = beginning; ch = chain; rep = repeat.
Gauge: 12 dc and 8 rows on 4.5mm hook = 4”
Dimensions: 74” x 10”
**Pattern is written in US terms, a chart to convert to UK terms is included at the end.**
With 4.5mm hook, and Colour C, chain 239 + 3 for turning chain (242)
Row 1: Begin pattern by working 1 dc in 4th chain from hook, dc in each of next 2 chain, sk2 ch, dc in each of the next 4 ch, *ch2, dc in the next 4 chain, sk 2 ch, dc in each of the next 4 chain*; rep from * to * to end. Ch2, Sl st to top of beg ch3 to make a loop.
You may find it helpful to sew up the gap at the bottom of the stitches here, as you will be using that ch2 loop in the next row.
Row 2: Ch3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, *sk 2 dc, dc in next 3 sts, (1dc ch2 1dc) into ch2 space**, dc 3*; rep to last st, ending last repeat at **; sl st to beg ch3. Slip stitch back 1 st, so that you are always starting the new row on the 2nd dc of the (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) combination, to ensure that you always begin the row with a group of 3 dc. Change to Colour A on the last st.
Rows 3-6: Rep Row 2 (4 times), change to Colour B on the last st.
Rows 7-8: Repeat Row 2 twice. Change to Colour C on the last st.
Row 9: Repeat Row 2 once. Change to Colour B on the last st.
Rows 10-11: Repeat Row 2 twice. Change to Colour A on the last st.
Rows 12-15: Repeat Row 2 (4 times). Change to Colour C on the last st.
Rows 16-17: Repeat Row 2 twice.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
With Colour C and 4mm hook, chain 42.
Row 1: Dc in 4th chain from hook, dc in next 2 ch, *sk 2 ch, dc in next 4 ch, ch2, dc in next 4 ch* rep to last 6 sts; sk 2 ch, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in last st. Change to colour A. Turn
Row 2: Ch3, dc in next 3 sts, *sk2, dc in next 3, (dc, ch2, dc) in next sp, dc in next 3*, rep to last 5 sts, sk 2 sts, dc in next 2, 2 dc in last st. Change to colour B. Turn
Row 3: Ch3, dc in same st, dc in next 2, *sk2, dc in next 3, (dc, ch2, dc) in next sp, dc in next 3*, rep to last 5 sts, sk 2 sts, dc in next 2, 2 dc in last st. Change to colour C. Turn
Row 4: Rep Row 3, Change to Colour B. Turn.
Row 5: Rep Row 3, Change to Colour A. Turn.
Row 6: Rep Row 3, Change to Colour C. Turn.
Row 7: Rep Row 3. Do not turn.
Leave Colour C attached, but tidy up ends.
Button band and buttonhole band.
With colour C, pick up where you left off. Working now along the short end of the band..
Row 1: Ch 1, sc across to end, turn.
Rows 2-4: Ch1, Work 3 rows sc, Fasten off.
Attach yarn to the other short end.
Row 5: Ch1, sc across
Row 6: Ch1, sc across
Row 7: Ch3, dc in same, ch1, sk2, dc in next 3 sts, ch1, sk 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts, ch1, sk2, dc in next 3 sts, ch1, sk2, dc2 in last st. Do not turn.
Row 8: Ch1, sc all around band edge, working (sc, ch1, sc) into the corners.
Fasten off, weave in ends. Sew on 4 buttons to match with the 4 buttonholes made.
Your Infinity Scarf with buttonband is complete!
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